Thierry Henry and Didier Deschamps return to their old stomping ground as guests of Monaco owner…

 September 19, 2018

Monaco’s owner and president Dmitry Rybolovlev paid tribute to France’s World Cup winners as his team opened their Champions League campaign against Atletico Madrid. Didier Deschamps was back in the Stade Louis II on Tuesday as a guest of billionaire Rybolovlev and his vice-president Vadim Vasilyev. Deschamps launched his coaching career at Monaco in 2001 […]

The Billionaire Who Bought Trump’s Mansion Faces Scrutiny in Monaco

 September 07, 2018

Just how much influence Dmitry Rybolovlev, a Russian billionaire whose penthouse overlooks the harbor in Monte Carlo, has over Monaco officials is the subject of a judicial inquiry. – reports The New York Times There was a time here, in this principality on the Riviera, when Dmitry Rybolovlev could have been mistaken for royalty as he […]

Who is Dmitry Rybolovlev?

 August 01, 2018

NATIONALITY: Russian AGE: 51 ESTIMATED NET WORTH: $6.8 billion BUSINESS ACTIVITIES: The tycoon made his wealth by acquiring Uralkali, a company that produces potash, a raw mineral used for fertilizer and other manufacturing. He built the company up over 15 years before ultimately selling off his shares. He is the president of the Monaco soccer […]

AS Monaco congratulates its champions

 July 15, 2018

AS Monaco would like to congratulate the Blues, especially its 2017 French Champions Djibril Sidibe, Thomas Lemar, Benjamin Mendy and Kylian Mbappe, now World Cup champions. “Congratulations to all those outstanding champions who make the club proud. I have a special thought for Djibril Sidibé, Kylian Mbappé, Benjamin Mendy and Thomas Lemar. Two years after […]

A Billionaire is suing his art dealer in Switzerland for allegedly marking up the prices of art and pocketing the extra

 July 10, 2018

“The collector says he was inspired to sue after discovering the ongoing legal dispute between Dmitry Rybolovlev and Yves Bouvier.” – reports artnet News. An unnamed Russian billionaire and his son have launched a lawsuit against their art dealer, who helped them build a collection worth an estimated CHF 600 million ($607 million). The family […]

Dmitry Rybolovlev: “I love the club and the Principality.”

 June 12, 2018

The President described a positive global picture on RMC SPORT. Dmitry Rybolovlev was modest in his praise for the results achieved since his arrival to head the club and hinted at some forthcoming investments. Excerpts. A POSITIVE BALANCE-SHEET « Our balance sheet can only be described as positive, although I have to recognize that things […]

The man behind Dmitry Rybolovlev’s Da Vinci sale

 June 06, 2018

“We speak to the man behind the record-shattering $450 million sale about his unique approach to the auction game.” – reports artnet News. When the hammer came down on Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi at Christie’s postwar and contemporary sale last November, setting the world record by leaps and bounds for a work of art […]

US Prosecutors Drop Investigation Into Yves Bouvier After Collector Who Cried Foul Turned Massive Profit on ‘Salvator Mundi’

 May 31, 2018

“US investigators opened a fraud probe into the Swiss dealer, but dropped the case when his so-called victim reaped a $270 million reward.” – reports artnet News It’s hard to cry foul when you’ve just cashed in on a $450 million painting. That, apparently, is the lesson of an unusually timed—and flat-out unusual—story published by […]

Prince Albert II: “I want to thank Mr Rybolovlev”

 May 29, 2018

In an interview with Nice Matin, HSH Prince Albert II gave a positive verdict on the Red & Whites’ season, thanking President Dmitry Rybolovlev for “his management of the club”. In an interview published in Nice-Matin on Tuesday morning, Prince Albert II praised the work of President Rybolovlev and hailed AS Monaco’s “positive” results. Quotes […]

Coach Leonardo Jardim at Lefkada

 May 23, 2018

Leonardo Jardim was in Greece at a training camp for the youngsters of AS Monaco’s partner club, Lefkada. “Football is universal and you can see that AS Monaco’s popularity reaches across borders”. The initiative is the brainchild of club President Dmitry Rybolovlev. After Falcao last season, it was Leonardo Jardim’s turn to offer some precious […]

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